Best and Worst Transformers from the Bayformers era (2007-2017)

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Who is your best and worst Transformers from the Bayformers era (2007-2017)?

  1. Best

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  2. Worst

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  1. AustinLucas

    AustinLucas Banned

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    Best Autobots:
    Optimus Prime
    Bumblebee
    Sideswipe
    Worst Autobots
    Wheeljack
    The Twins (Skids and Mudflap)

    Best Decepticons:
    Megatron
    Shockwave
    Worst Decepticons:
    Devastator
     
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  2. Rumblestorm

    Rumblestorm Well-Known Member

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    What exactly are we voting for on the poll?
     
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  3. ObakaChanTachi

    ObakaChanTachi melancholy is sadness that has taken on lightness

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    Do you understand how polls work?

    Anyway so this doesn’t go off topic (again) here are my picks:

    Autobots - Best
    • Optimus Prime
    • Ironhide
    • Sideswipe
    • Drift
    • Ratchet
    • Jetfire
    Worst
    • Leadfoot
    • Roadbuster
    • Topspin
    • Hot Rod
    • Sqweeks
    • Cogman
    • Wheeljack
    • Jolt
    • Dino
    • Skids
    • Mudflap
    • Arcee
    • Chromia
    • Elita-1
    Decepticons - Best
    • Megatron
    • Sentinel Prime
    • Lockdown
    • Blitzwing
    • Shatter
    • Dropkick
    Decepticons - Worst
    • The Fallen
    • Quintessa
    • Stinger
    • Shockwave
    • Alice
    • Devastator
    • Everyone from AOE/TLK
     
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  4. Galvatross

    Galvatross Everything's a front. Veteran

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    Best Autobots: Pathetic Dirty Foursome + Optimus Prime, Sentinel Prime, and Jetfire.

    Worst Autobots: "Bulldog" and Sideswipe. The former was not amusing and served no purpose other than to show that Burton had a bunch of old, senile Transformers around his castle. The latter is almost always the most overrated and boring Autobot in any continuity he appears in. I suppose I could throw in the Arcee triplets as well?

    Best Decepticons/Bad Transformers (I know I included Sentinel among the Autobots): Lockdown, Megatron/Galvatron, and Laserbeak

    Worst Decepticons: Frenzy and Onslaught. The former is the ugliest Bay design and is kind of annoying to me. The latter is a not-so-mean, green, cannon fodder machine who should have been named Shrekage.

    Best Non-speaking Beastformers/Creatures/Others: Dinobots and Steeljaws.

    Worst Non-speaking Beastformers/Creatures/Others: Vatti Bot and Unicron. The former just gets crushed in Bumblebee's hands. The latter very well could have been cool, and very well may have the ability to speak, but was only teased, and will likely remain as such.
     
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  5. JD The Last Autobot

    JD The Last Autobot More Than Meet The Eyes

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    Best Autobots
    Bumblebee
    Optimus Prime
    Ironhide

    Best Decepticons
    Lockdown
    Megatron TF2007
     
  6. MattDallas

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    Wheelie was the best character in Bayverse in my opinion. Absolutely loved him and he changed and grew in character.

    Too many worst ones to list though I'm afraid, from the growling Decepticons to the cartoony Autobots.
     
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    Best soundwave and ejector worst bee
     
  8. Shadow25

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    Best Autobot designs:
    - Optimus (1-3)
    - Ironhide
    - Jazz
    - Sideswipe
    - Jetfire
    - Sentinel Prime
    - Hound

    Best Autobot characters:
    - Optimus
    - Ironhide
    - Jetfire
    - Sentinel Prime
    - Hound

    Best Decepticon designs:
    - Megatron (ROTF)
    - Starscream
    - Megatron (TLK)
    - Soundwave (ROTF)
    - Laserbeak
    - Shockwave
    - Blackout
    - Lockdown
    - Constructicons / Devastator

    Best Decepticon characters:
    - Megatron
    - Starscream
    - Soundwave
    - Lockdown
    - Nitro Zeus

    Honestly, original trilogy Optimus is a perfect design to me. I think he's fantastic. I also like the way Cullen delivers his dialogue especially in the first film, which is serious and warm but has a very very light camp to it. Sideswipe is one of the coolest designs that went sadly pretty wasted. In terms of characters, whenever they give the time into actually giving an Autobot character, it pays off.

    I always thought Megatron's ROTF design was stealthily a great G1 homage while building upon his first movie look. The TLK design is of course excellent as well. Blackout is also a perfect design in my opinion, and I love the way the camera frames him. Shockwave is of course great, and we've talked about how cool the Constructicons are to death. I actually really like what they did with Laserbeak in DOTM, it felt like a fresh take while maintaining the core elements of the original character.
     
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  9. Music

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    I voted for worst. I have no idea what that means but that's my answer.
     
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  10. waniel239

    waniel239 Monitor of the 15th Galactic Convergence

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    Maybe he is a bot.

    ---AUTOBOTS---
    Best:
    Optimus, Bee, Sideswipe, Ironhide, Rachet, Dino(design wise), Arcee, all of the Dinobots

    Worst:
    Jazz(didn't really get enough time to be fleshed out in my opinion), Drift(Mostly his design), Crosshairs(a bit too aggressive, I guess?), Twins, South American Soccer-bot

    ===DECEPTICONS===
    Best:
    Fallen, Megatron, Starscream, Soundwave, Shockwave, Laserbeak

    Worst:
    Decepticon grunts, Cube/Shard-bots

    +++BONUS+++
    Best: Sentinel, Lockdown, Knights of Iacon/Quintessa

    Worst:
    There are no bad bonuses

    Not every bad or good guy is listed here, just the ones I felt stood out.
     
  11. AutobotJazz1

    AutobotJazz1 The best there is...

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    Best Autobots as fast as personality and design.

    Ironhide
    Jazz
    Jetfire
    Optimus (first trilogy)
    Cogman
    Hound
    Jolt(Design was awesome imo)
    Grimlock

    Worst Autobots

    Bumblebee AOE
    Arcee
    The Twins
    Brains
    Canopy

    Best Decepticons

    Lockdown
    Rotf Megatron
    Shatter and Dropkick
    Shockwave
    Barricade (1st trilogy & TLK)
    Crankcase
    Blackout
    Rampage
    Sideways
    Devcon

    Worst Decepticons

    Galvatron
    Protoform
    Soundwave
    Literally all TLK cons
    KSI Drones besides Stinger
     
  12. JohnStartop

    JohnStartop There will only be one.

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    Thank you, AustinLucas, for yet another AustinLucas-type thread.
     
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  13. SuperRock7

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  14. TheDude810

    TheDude810 I have an unhealthy obsession with the RotF Game

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    Erroneous poll aside, here’s my answers in terms of design because talking about characters gets really messy

    Best in terms of design:
    Jazz
    Evasion Optimus (Preferably without the muck and grime)
    Barricade (both 07 and TLK)
    Starscream (both 07 and RotF versions)
    Jetfire
    Blackout
    Sideways
    Sentinel Prime
    RotF Skywarp
    RotF Protectobot (Streetwise)
    The RotF Combaticons (Swindle, Vortex, the BETTER Onslaught)
    RotF Soundwave (His original deluxe/ video game design, not the shitty Studio Series version)
    DotM Soundwave
    The Constructicons
    Every part of Devastator except the nutsack
    DotM Shockwave
    DotM Megatron
    TLK Megatron
    Brawl
    The Wreckers
    Bonecrusher

    Worst in terms of design:
    All of the TLK decepticons besides Megatron, Mohawk, and Barricade (they’re shitty reused models)
    Devastator’s balls
    Infernocus
    Skids and Mudflap’s faces (everything else is alright, well except for their personality)
    Cogman (Man, he’s just so boring and bland. Not even interesting in a bad way. Just meh)
    AOE Bumblebee (literally Stinger. Like imagine if Optimus used Megatron’s design)
    Mohawk (He’s pretty bad ngl, but I still like him for the biker aesthetic)
     
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  15. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Jetfire was the one I really hated. By my standards the worst, the most disappointing, the most visceral rejection.

    I love the altmode, the story concept where the discover him languishing in a museum, but hate the characterisation, the horrible accent, voice acting, the decrepit flatulence. Did not like the dishevelled geriatric design. I thought Jetfire was going to be in an actual combiner scene, but no, it was more like Optimus just wore his corpse until it sorta fell apart.
     
  16. Primus Productions

    Primus Productions Defender of the bayverse Veteran

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    Best protagonist characters:
    • Optimus Prime
    • Sentinel Prime
    • Bumblebee (AOE)
    • Ironhide (TF1-DOTM)
    • Jazz (TF1)

    Best Autobot designs:
    • Optimus (DOTM&TLK)
    • Sentinel Prime
    • Ironhide (DOTM)
    • Ratchet (1-3
    • Hotrod
    • Crosshair
    • Bumblebee (TLK)
    • Hound (TLK)
    • Dino/Mirage
    • Roadbuster
    Best antagonist characters:
    • Megatron/Galvatron (DOTM-AOE-TLK)
    • Lockdown (AOE)
    • Barricade (DOTM-TLK)
    • Starscream (DOTM)
    • Shockwave (DOTM GAME-DOTM)
    Best Decepticon designs:
    • Megatron (TLK)
    • Galvatron
    • Shockwave (DOTM)
    • Barricade (TLK)
    • Blitzwing (BB)
    • Soundwave (DOTM&BB)
    • Infernocus (TLK)
    • Brawl (TF1)
    • Blackout (TF1-ROTF)
    • Bonecrusher (TF1&TF2)
    • Dropkick (BB)
    • Shatter (BB)
     
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  17. Windsweeper II

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    Best
    Hound
    Crosshairs
    Hot Rod
    TLK Megatron
    Quintessa

    Worst
    Everything from the first three movies.
     
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  18. Drakeking

    Drakeking Predacon Alpha

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    I don't really have a worst list but I didn't like the way Grimlock transformed in the movie where his back was his front in his dinosaur mode and the same seems to go for Scorn. But the dinobots were awesome.
     
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  19. Voidseeker

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    Design wise Antagonists:

    07 Megatron

    Blackout

    07 Barricade

    Sentinel prime

    Lockdown

    ROTF Megatron

    Shockwave

    Brawl

    Nitro zeus

    Best antagonists personality wise:

    Sentinel prime

    07 Megatron

    The fallen/Megatronus prime

    Lockdown

    Galvatron

    ROTF and TLK Megatron

    Nitro zeus

    Barricade

    Soundwave

    Best protagonists design wise:

    Trilogy Optimus prime

    Dotm Bumblebee

    Ironhide

    Crosshairs

    Aoe/tlk Optimus

    Crosshairs

    Hound drift

    Jazz

    Ratchet

    Best protagonists personality wise:

    TF1 Optimus/AOE Optimus prime

    Ironhide

    Jazz

    Tf1 Bumblebee

    Ratchet

    Jetfire

    Finally Major lennox
     
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  20. PlasticResinHeroes

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    Best Autobot Designs
    TF1 TF3 Optimus Prime
    ROTF Jetpower Optimus Prime
    AOE Evasion Prime
    TLK Optimus Prime
    DOTM & TLK Bumblebee
    DOTM Sentinel Prime
    TF1-3 Ironhide
    AOE Grimlock

    Best Decepticon Designs
    ROTF Megatron
    DOTM Megatron
    Starscream
    Fallen
    Shockwave
    Devastator